How much oil is there per pound of soybeans?
A pound of soybeans will yield about 20% of oil by weight, or 3.2 ounces.
Price per pound depends on your local retailer, the period, the type of soybeans and the currency. You can follow the soybeans commodity price on the site linked below. Divide the price per tonne by 2,204.62 (which is the number of pounds in a tonne) to get a price in dollars per pound, usually between 10 and 40 cents in the recent past. It's 30 cents per pound on August 26, 2012.
btu per pound * pounds per gallon OK, it sounds as if you know the value of fuel in oil btu per pound.Now find out how much a gallon of fuel oil weighs and multiply the btu value x that weight in pounds and that is the value per gallon. Or simply, diesel fuel is #2 fuel oil which contains 140,000 btu per gallon.